In this episode, Dr Jun-E Tan expounds on her research with EngageMedia on AI governance in Southeast Asia, discussing the need to contextualise this technology based on the region’s needs and how countries can govern AI in ways that protect people.
EngageMedia’s research on the governance of AI in Southeast Asia is featured in an article published in foreign affairs news magazine The Diplomat. Researcher Dr Jun-E Tan writes about the US-China tech rivalry and how this impacts Southeast Asia.
In Part Two of this series on the geopolitics of AI, researcher Jun-E Tan explains why Southeast Asia will need to consider the strategic implications of the rise of China and the continued dominance of the US in the AI space.
What does the US-China AI rivalry mean for Southeast Asia and the world at large? The first of this two-part series on the geopolitics of AI looks at China’s and the US’ strategies for asserting dominance in the AI and tech space.
Ang pandemya ng COVID-19 ay hindi na lamang isang pandaigdigang krisis sa kalusugan kundi isa na may malawak na implikasyon sa lahat ng sektor ng lipunan. Hindi pa rin natin alam kung gaano katagal ang krisis na ito, ngunit alam nating magbabago ito sa paraan ng ating pagtatrabaho, paglalakbay, pag-aaral, at pakikipag-ugnayan sa isa’t isa sa hinaharap.
This is the second in a series of articles on the human rights implications of artificial intelligence (AI) in the context of Southeast Asia, targeted at raising awareness and engagement of civil society on the topic.
Despite the rapid proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) in our everyday life and communications, it is still little understood by much of civil society in Southeast Asia. What exactly is AI?
Oftentimes, the simplest one-sentence reply to the question, “What are digital rights?”, is “human rights in the digital environment”, or “human rights that are enabled through technology and the internet”.
In this article, we are going to take a closer look on what can happen when AI is weaponised and used against civil and political rights (CPR) such as the right to life and self-determination, as well as individual freedoms of expression, religion, association, assembly, and so on.